The Encircle Blog

The official Encircle blog for news, tips, and updates.

COVID-19: The Top 3 Concerns I've Heard from Contractors

by Brandon Christie on 3 April 2020

As Encircle’s customer success manager, I’ve been very interested in hearing from our customer base over the last few weeks regarding their thoughts and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve heard from contractors in Canada, the United States,...

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Documenting claims: When restorers are not prepared, bad things can happen!

by Brooke Donald on 12 March 2020

In our webinar “Documenting Claims: When restorers are not prepared, bad things can happen!”, our special guest Ed Cross, The Restoration Lawyer, covers how documentation can help increase your profitability and reduce your liability. We review...

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How to size your equipment right

by Kris Rzesnoski on 17 January 2020

Restoration experts Kris Rzesnoski and Lorne McIntyre discuss the importance of proper equipment placement and utilization, and what factors could either help or hurt your drying strategy.

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Stabilization vs Drying

by Kris Rzesnoski on 14 January 2020

Stabilization has one goal and one goal only: prevent secondary damages like high humidity and mold growth while dealing with the contamination.

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How To Reduce Communication Gaps as a Restorer

by Siva Kumar on 10 December 2019

Restoration contractors work with multiple stakeholders, from adjusters to policyholders. Strong communication is integral to keep any job moving, and to be successful overall. Yet, there are three main communication gaps—linear workflows, manual...

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Document Your Job to Profitability

by Kris Rzesnoski on 19 November 2019

Restorers are often faced with important decisions that either result in profitability or loss. Defending your reputation, actions, and bottom line, without proper evidence or data wastes time, money, and energy. There are a couple steps a...

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Thoughts from our CEO: Efficiency

by Paul Donald on 12 November 2019

Building a sustainable business in our fast-changing world is tougher than at any point in history. We're all forced to strive for greater efficiency, or risk becoming obsolete. That’s the case whether you're a restoration contractor, independent...

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Know Where Moisture Travels Webinar Recap

by Kris Rzesnoski on 3 October 2019

Understanding how moisture travels is critical to the success of your drying plan. Watch restoration expert, Kris Rzesnoski, as he explains how temperature affects dew point, vapour pressure differentials, and how to prevent condensation and...

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Avoiding Technology Fatigue

by Paul Donald on 1 October 2019

I often hear restoration contractors talk about technology fatigue and how their company can’t possibly look at any more systems. Why are some companies able to embrace new technology and adapt, while others struggle? It boils down to two key...

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